Narrative


The Race to Zero Carbon as an act of Historic Preservation

Apr 12, 2017

Do you want to keep America beautiful? The mountains majestic, the waves of grain amber and the plains fruited? Then you need to roll up your sleeves and engage in the ultimate act of historic landscape preservation.

The Parable of the Virgins

Mar 03, 2017

Searching for scripture in support of the Race to Zero Carbon.

Footprint to Wings “Pixar Pitch”

Feb 13, 2017

The story of the Race to Zero Carbon in six parts.

Darkness, Zombies and Dragon Inspection on the Road to Zero Carbon

Oct 31, 2016

Is “Cool Guys Don’t Look at Explosions” a climate song?

Aug 17, 2016

Let’s check it out.

Race to Zero Carbon Playlist: 43+ songs you won’t believe are actually about climate change

Nov 21, 2015

These songs put us in the mood to beat climate change. What are your go-to songs?

The Blob

Aug 05, 2015

Good Climate News Headlines Bury the Bad News Lead

Jul 14, 2015

You see it all the time. A story with an optimistic, reassuring headline. Take the tweet below, with the picture of a crisp solar panel and wind turbine against a clear sky. And yet something lurks in the shadows.

Can we curb our carbon emissions in time to stop climate catastrophe?

Jul 07, 2015

The odds are bad.

Heroic, extraordinary action is required. Are you ready?

The “Debate” Beat

Mar 05, 2015

If the Quest for Sustainable Energy is a screenplay, we’re stuck in the “Debate” beat, between pages 12 and 25.

Zombie Power

Oct 02, 2014

Halloween is coming, and so are the zombies.  Don’t panic!  They move slowly.  More importantly, they move!  By supernatural, inexhaustible means! This makes them an excellent, untapped source of energy.

Walk your carbon footprint: Easter Island style

Sep 24, 2014

Imagine representatives of every state of the union gathering in a quarry and carving out “Easter Island” style statues weighing as much as their state’s per capita carbon emissions.  Now imagine them racing these statues along a famous but now dilapidated route (say, 66). 

Which state would win?

Nuclear Pride and Prejudice

Sep 05, 2014

“It is a truth universally acknowledged that a community in possession of a good economy must be in want of a steady energy supply.”


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